monsoon

Good news! Monsoon in Kerala likely to be near-normal

However, it is perceived the onset of monsoon over Kerala could be delayed owing to the prevailing El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean. 

published on : 17th April 2019

Near-normal monsoon spells cheer for industry

The forecast of a normal monsoon this year by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)  will bring cheer to consumption-driven sectors, such as fast-moving consumer goods, say experts.

published on : 16th April 2019

IMD predicts favourable monsoon for Telangana, AP farmers

The forecast is that 96 per cent of the long-period average (LPA) rainfall is expected in this monsoon season. That amounts to 717 mm of rainfall in Telangana.

published on : 16th April 2019

IMD predicts near-normal monsoon this year

According to the latest global forecasts, weak El Nino conditions are likely to persist this summer.

published on : 15th April 2019

Southwest Monsoon likely to be below normal this year due to El Nino: Skymet

If the forecast comes true, then this will be the second consecutive year of a below normal rainfall.

published on : 4th April 2019

Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months

Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year.

published on : 21st March 2019

UK experts to enhance reach of Radio Monsoon for Indian fishermen in Malabar coast

An outcome of University of Sussex's Sustainability Research Programme, Radio Monsoon aims to ensure safer working conditions for the thousands of fishing families in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

published on : 21st February 2019

‘Run Against Drugs’ to be held on Saturday

The contestants can register for free in the website www.vimukthimarathon.kerala.gov.in. For details contact 9496081303. 

published on : 10th January 2019

Monsoon failure: Groundwater level dips in 20 Tamil Nadu districts

A whopping 20 out of 32 districts in the State are in the red and the depletion rate is recorded as high as 4.32 meters in Perambalur district.

published on : 10th January 2019

Redhills reservoir gets Tamil Nadu government nod, desilting to start by April 2019

 With a weak Northeast monsoon in 2018, most reservoirs in the city have reached their dead storage capacity.

published on : 9th January 2019

Meteorological Department announces end of North East Monsoon rains in TN , Kerala and Puducherry

The Regional Meteorological Department on Wednesday announced that the North East monsoon rains have ceased over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Kerala.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Met department announces end of North East monsoon in Tamil Nadu

According to an RMD bulletin, the sky is likely to be partly cloudy, with maximum and minimum temperatures at around 30 to 20 degree Celsius over the next 48 hours in Chennai. 

published on : 2nd January 2019

Tamil Nadu, here are six things you need to watch out in 2019

The State is facing a massive water shortage this year, with a wide deficit in monsoon rainfall in 2018. Experts feel that the impending water crisis this summer will be far more acute than the one fe

published on : 1st January 2019

Extreme weather will be the ‘new’ normal, warns Meteorological Department chief

2018 has been the year of extremes globally and India was no exception.

published on : 30th December 2018

Double whammy for agriculture industry: Drought declared in Rabi season too

The agriculture sector in the state has suffered a double whammy with drought conditions continuing in the North East (NE) monsoon season as well.

published on : 27th December 2018
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